Southerly, Volume. 73, No. 2

Southerly, Volume. 73, No. 2

SOUTHERLY: VOL. 73, NO. 2

edited by David Brooks and Elizabeth McMahon

Brandl & Schlesinger, $29.95 pb, 239 pp, 9781921556500

‘Each note of the nightingale’s song is sung in only one tenth of a second. For humans to be able to appreciate the nuances of those elaborate performances, the songs have to be recorded and slowed down for replay.’ So writes Teja B. Pribac, guest editor of the latest Southerly, subtitled Lyre/Liar. Pribac goes on to explain that her volume examines ‘emerging ethical implications of writing, with particular emphasis on representations of nonhuman animals’.

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Published in April 2014 no. 360
Nigel Featherstone

Nigel Featherstone

Nigel Featherstone is a writer of contemporary adult fiction, creative journalism, and reviews. He is the author of the novellas I’m Ready Now (Blemish Books 2012), which was short-listed for the 2013 ACT Writing and Publishing Award for Fiction, and Fall on Me (Blemish Books 2011), which won that award in 2012. His novel Remnants (Pandanus Books 2005) was published to considerable acclaim, as was his story collection Joy (2000). Nigel has published many stories in Australian journals

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